Ceres II

Location: Montpelier
Tag(s): Art and Culture
Historical Category: Government History
Video Date: 10/31/19

Ceres II, the second statue to top the state house, was designed and carved by Sergeant at Arms of the Vermont State House, Dwight Dwinell in the 1930s. As an amateur carver, Dwinell gave Ceres II has a much rougher, folk art look. She remained on the state house for 80 years, until she began to rot.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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